|Date of birth||24 September 1984|
|Place of birth||Lyon, France|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 November 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 November 2017
Poté began his career in 2003 with Grenoble Foot where he played only three games in his first season. After the season, he signed a contract with AS Cannes where he stayed three years, playing fifty-one games and scoring nine goals. In summer 2007 he joined Clermont Foot where he played thirty-six games in his first season scoring five goals. In springtime 2009 there were rumors that he might be transferred to RC Strasbourg or Le Havre AC, but neither transfer occurred, however on 26 June 2009, he signed a three-year-contract with Ligue 1 side OGC Nice. On 2 January 2011, he joined Ligue 2 side Le Mans on a six-month loan deal. In August 2011, he left France and signed a three-year contract with. 2. Bundesliga club Dynamo Dresden. In 2014, Poté moved to Omonia where he was Cypriot's League top scorer with 17 goals in a season. In 2015-2016 season he played for Adana Demirspor at Turkish 1st Division and he won the top scorer title with his 20 goals.
- Scores and results list Benin's goal tally first.
|1.||5 September 2010||Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin||Burundi||1–0||1–1||2012 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|2.||26 May 2012||Stade du 4-Août, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso||Burkina Faso||2–1||2–2||Friendly|
|3.||17 June 2012||Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin||Ethiopia||1–0||1–1||2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|4.||8 September 2013||Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo, Benin||Rwanda||1–0||2–0||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||27 March 2016||Stade de l'Amitié, Cotonou, Benin||South Sudan||2–0||4–1||2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification|
|6.||10 October 2017||Stade d'Honneur Marcel Roustan, Salon-de-Provence, France||Gabon||1–0||1–0||Friendly|
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- "Mickaël Poté (OGC Nice) sur les tablettes du Mans FC" (in French). ouest-france.fr. 22 December 2010. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Nice: Arrivée de Poté" (in French). mercato365.com. 26 June 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Yohan Hautcoeur et Mickaël Poté ont signé" (in French). lemansfc.fr. 2 January 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Dynamo verpflichtet Mickael Poté" (in German). Dynamo Dresden. 23 August 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Benin - Angola 3:2 (1:1)". FIFA.com. 7 September 2008. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "Poté, Mickaël". National Football Teams. Retrieved 27 March 2017.